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information, either text messages, videos or pictures off of trayvon martin -- >> this morning the judge said she would devote to 45 minutes to arguments. she was being optimistic on that. the arguments have been going back and forth. she said she'll reconvene tomorrow. in other ways, the trial speedy. the defense plans to rest tomorrow but not before calling more witnesses to bolster the case while george zimmerman suffering a life-threatening beating while crying for help shot trayvon martin. let's give you a sense of what happened today. >> reporter: dr. vincent di maio said the bullet hole in trayvon martin's clothing and body proved a point, it was martin on top of george zimmerman as they struggled. a gunshot expert said he could tell it was martin on top of zimmerman because even though the gun was touching the hoodie, the hoodie was not touching martin's skin. >> the fact we know the clothing was 2 to 4 inches away is consistent with somebody leaning over the person doing the shooting, and that the clothing is 2 to 4 inches away from the person firing. >> reporter: di maio countered t
it was their son screaming on those 911 tapes. that call with heartbreaking testimony from the mothers of trayvon martin and george zimmerman. is it a good idea to have family members take the stand. >> the risk of having loved ones speak to the jury. hey kevin...still eating chalk for heartburn? yeah... try new alka seltzer fruit chews. they work fast on heartburn and taste awesome. these are good. told ya! i'm feeling better already. [ male announcer ] new alka seltzer fruits chews. enjoy the relief! >>> we're watching the courtroom in sanford, florida. you can see the live pic. they're on a lunch break. they'll be back shortly. testimony set to resume any moment. this is george zimmerman's murder trial. we'll take you back to the courtroom as soon as that starts. >>> most emotional testimony we heard so far in the trial has come from, in doubt, the family members. both from the victims as well as the defense. you might think the jurors give special consideration to the family's systtestimony, right? doesn't always work that way. >> reporter: duelling testimony from mothers on both sides over j
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looked at the evidence it supports zimmerman's account of the night trayvon martin was shot and killed. >> it's my opinion the muzzle of the gun in this case was 2-4 inches away from the skin. so the barrel of the gun was against the clothing, the muzzle of the gun was against the clothing, but the clothing it self had to be 2-4 inches away from the body. at the time mr. martin was shot. this is consistent with mr. zimmerman's account. that he, that mr. martin, was over him leaning forward at the time he was shot. >> obviously if you're leaning forward the implication that you're on top because the clothes are hanging away from your body. so does this mean the state can't get a conviction? "out front" tonight our legal analystses. great to have all of you with us. i want to start with you, mark. dr. dimaio has impressive credentials. you say pathologist, aren't there a lot of them? how do we know this guy is legit, the guy? he has 40 years of experience. he served as the chief medical examiner in san antonio and he was the former editor in chief of the journal of forensic medicine and
of evidence, a computer animation of trayvon martin's fatal shooting. stand by. plus, we're also standing by for new information from federal investigators about the asiana airline crash and the interview with the pilot behind the controls during the disastrous landing. they've just completed that interview. >> and he might have been president of france until he was accused of sexual assault two years ago in a new york city hotel. now dominique strauss kahn is talking exclusively to cnn and his deep anger about the way he was treated by the new york city police. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >> we're standing by for what could be a major bombshell ruling from the judge in the george zimmerman trial. she's deciding whether to allow jurors to see a computer animation of zimmerman shooting trayvon martin the way zimmerman says it happened. it could be a very powerful piece of evidence for the defense if it is allowed to be played in court before those six jurors. that's why the prosecution is objecting. a hearing on this issue is now under way without -- without the jury
, trayvon martin's father. defense attorneys first recalled two investigators who say martin told them, no, the voice screaming was not his son. then they put martin on the stand. >> i didn't tell him, no, that wasn't trayvon. i kind of -- chairs had wheels on them and i kind of pushed away from the -- away from the table and just kind of shook my head and said i can't tell. >> so, your words were, i can't tell? >> something to that effect, but i never said, no, that wasn't my son's voice. >> reporter: defense attorneys also called up the owner of the gym where zimmerman trained to lose weight to demonstrate how a person could hold another down, adam pollak got on top of attorney mark o'mara to show the jury, but when describing his client's skill level. >> he's still learning how to punch. he didn't know how to really effectively punch. >> on a scale of 1 to 10, where would mr. zimmerman fit? >> like i said, about a one. >> reporter: finally, judge debra nelson ruled testimony regarding marijuana levels in trayvon martin's system will now be evidence for jurors to consider, a critical rul
on your knuckles, correct? >> that's correct. >> in other words, george zimmerman could have hit trayvon martin and not left bruising on his knuckles. >> that's correct, sir. >> you were asked a bunch of questions and were shown photographs of george zimmerman's head, right? >> yes, sir. >> all parts of his head and you gave your opinion as to what that is or not. would you not agree that somebody that is familiar with his head like a doctor that had treated him in the past or like a physician's assistant would know what was existing there before that thing or not in terms of the shape of the body or the head is? >> may or may not. you don't generally remember the shape of one of your patient's heads especially if you are seeing 20 or 30 patients a day. >> my next question regarding that, who is the best person that would see george zimmerman right then and there the next day would be able to describe what injuries he had or did not have? >> in theory if they do it correctly, yes. the problem is that emergency room records and doctors records are generally lousy in regards to describing
underway after bombshell testimony from trayvon martin's dad tracy. despite two police officers testifying that he initially said that voice was trayvon martin now he says that wasn't true. >> i didn't tell them it wasn't trayvon. i kind of pushed away from the table, the chair had wheels, i shook my head and said "i can't tell. " but i never said no, that wasn't my son's voice. after listening to the tape for maybe 20 times, i knew that it was trayvon's voice. i didn't direct that toward any family members. matter of fact i think the family member started leaving the room it was too much for them. they couldn't take it. i just decided to sit there and listen to it. gregg: phil keating is live outside the courthouse in sanford, florida. a critical hearing has been underway already this morning. tell us about that. this is potentially enormous for whoever wins the argument against them. the hearing has been going on since 8:30 this morning with the attorneys battling it out. the defense wants the jury to see a computer animation showing the fatal confrontation. but the prosecutors say it's
expert is now backing up george zimmerman's claims about what happened when he shot trayvon martin. the witness is a forensic pathologist. and he says he can tell a lot just by looking at the teenager's chest wound and the gunpowder residue. >> the wound itself, by the gap, by the powder tattooing, in the face of the contact of the clothing indicates that this is consistent with mr. zimmerman's account that he -- that mr. martin was over him, leaning forward at the time he was shot. >> shepard: a long day of testimony for that witness. he was clear cut. the defense team argues that george zimmerman shot trayvon martin in self-defense. prosecutors, of course, call it murder. and they point out that expert can't actually determine who started the fight. >> you can't testify as to who threw the first punch. >> that's correct, sir. >> in fact, you can't really testify whether there was a first punch thrown. >> that's correct, sir. >> shepard: by the way that doctor has 40 years of experience and says he charges about 400 bucks an hour for his testimony. he has also testified for defens
their first full day of witnesses. >> we heard from the first testimony of trayvon martin's father. here is abc's dan abrahams. >> the state versus george zimmerman. >> reporter: one of the most crucial questions in the george zimmerman case. >> do you roy that voice? >> reporter: who was heard yelling for help on the various 911 calls placed that night. >> did you need police, fire, medical. >> maybe both, i'm not sure there's just someone screaming outside. [ scream ] >> do you think he's yelling help? >> yes. >> reporter: prosecutors argue the voice was that of 17-year-old trayvon martin. shot once in the chest and killed. after a confrontation with zimmerman last february. >> is it a male or female? >> sound like a male. >> reporter: now all eyes and ears are on the 911 calls who could help show who was the aggressor, who was on top, who was beating who before the fatal shot was fired? and was this self defense as zimmerman claims. >> so help you god? >> i do. >> reporter: witness after witness. friend of george zimmerman, were called by his defense team to testify they're confident
words. zimmerman's defense team wants to admit text messages from trayvon martin and a computer re-enact meant of the night he was killed. cnn's george howell is live in sanford, florida, with more on that. good morning, george. >> reporter: chris, good morning. so we are watching the defense wind down its case. we're looking at the last two pieces of key evidence that they want admitted here. and they stayed up so late arguing even george zimmerman had to stay up past his curfew. >> i'm not getting into this. court is at reinvestigate, i will give my ruling in the morning. >> reporter: court went a little later than expected tuesday. judge debra nelson, the prosecution and defense wrangled late into the night, 10:00 p.m., over whether to admit text messages and photos from trayvon martin's phone and a computer-animated reconstruction of the crime scene that the defense attorneys want admitted as evidence. judge nelson questions whether martin actually sent the messages or someone else. defense attorney don west argued that the text messages an photos weren't turned over by the pro
crucial decision in the outcome of this trial. we'll look at how trayvon martin's history of pot use came in to play in the courtroom and what it may mean. and imagine to wake up on the operating room table that you are dead and doctors are talking about harvesting your organs. trace investigating how that happen in a major new york hospital. we'll tell you about that one. and intriguing now question surrounding the case of the state department whistle-blower. there was a group of burglars in the offices of her lawyer who so manied to be very interested in stealing information more so than the stuff laying around the office. we'll be right back. >> they came around here. two people got in the law firm multiple time. >> bunched a hole here. here is the law partner. >> a hole in the wall and came through here. >> we are talking breaking developments in a story about a state department whistle-blower who was harassed since she first complained of a cover up of sex scandals in the state department. look at surveillance video. this shoes a group of burglars breaking in the law firm that repres
tremendous grief. >> search for answers, trayvon martin's father testifying in the george zimmerman trial. the lawyers replay the all important call to 911. whose voice is heard on the recording? >> royal bets -- all the wagers as the world watches and waits for news about duchess kate's very special delivery. it's tuesday, july 9th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez. >>> quick welcome back to diana. >> thank you. happy to be back. >> rested. looking good. >> well-rested. give me a couple days. i'll be back to normal. >> looking like the rest of us. haggard, beat. all that. >> worn, torn. that's okay. >> busted. >> yes. >> let's start this half-hour with the latest on the plane crash in san francisco, the cause of the crash. investigators are taking a close look at the final seconds of communication between the crew. >> we are hearing more stories of rescue and survival from passengers. abc's tahman bradley is in san francisco. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: john, diana, good morning. here at the san francisco airport, the ntsb inve
the latest on the bombshell testimony in the zimmerman trial. trayvon's father on the stand. >>> and videotape of the three young women held captive in cleveland for a decade. you see them there right now. there they are the last pictures we saw of them ten years ago, before they were captured. alex perez has the dramatic and emotional story. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, george. this is the first time we are directly hearing from the three, young women. they say they were so overcome with emotion by the outpouring of support from around the world, they had to say something. >> i want everyone to know how happy i am to be home, with my family and my friends. it's been unbelievable. >> reporter: for the first time, this morning, we are seeing and hearing from the three, young women who lived a nightmare. >> i want to thank everyone who has helped me and my family, through this entire ordeal. everyone who has been there to support us, it's been a blessing to have such an outpouring of love and kindness. >> reporter: in a video statement, amanda berry, gina dej
found in trayvon martin's system after he was shot. this after the debate of who's voice could be heard on a 911 tape continues. several friends took the stand testifying that it was him. >> i thought it was george. >> most definitely george. >> george zimmerman's voice. >> there is absolutely no doubt in any mind that is george zimmerman. >> trayvon martin's dad claims that it is his son crying for help but police say that's not what he initially told them. he took the stand to explain. >> i didn't tell them no that wasn't trayvon. i had chairs with wheels on them pushed away from the table and shook my head and said i can't tell. >> a spokesman for zimmerman's defense team says they could rest their case as early as today. >> edward snowden dropping more bombshells in part 2 of the guardian. they told congress the surveillance program only targets foreign communication. snowden says that was an all out lie. >> they don't lum mitt itself to transit. there are literally no indress or e dress points anywhere in the united states where communication inge terror exit without being monitore
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, the defense argues trayvon martin beat him, the case almost over. which side is ahead. >>> price spike, buckle up, how high will gasoline prices go this summer and when will they come down? >>> good evening. it was a stunning sight this morning, the amazing strength of women taken captive a decade ago now free and all grown up. here's how we remember them, young amanda berry, gina dejesus, michelle knight. their smiles frozen in time. no one knowing they were in a house of horrors in cleveland. now tonight two months after their escape we are setting every word, every smile, every clue about how they survived, and alex perez takes us through that tape right now. >> reporter: ever since the day police sformd through that door, the three women kept in prison behind it have kept silent. michelle knight, 20 years old when she disappeared -- 32 today -- was held captive the longest. gina dejesus, just 14 when she was kidnapped, now 23 years old. and amanda berry, vanished at 16 -- today she is 27. >> i want everyone to know how happy i am to be home with my family, my friends. it has been unbelieva
zimmerman's injuries and trayvon martin's gunshot wound. the defense called a well known expert who testified the evidence he reviewed supports zimmerman's account of shooting martin while martin was on top of him. he also testified there were six impact injuries to george zimmerman's face and head. on cross-examination, the prosecutor showed the doctor a picture of george zimmerman's bloody nose and mouth. he was covering his mouth yet no blood was found on martin's hand. this jury could be charged before the end of this week. >> ron mott, sanford, florida this week. >>> medical marijuana, adults, of course, have been using it for years. now a growing number of parents say it's working for their kids. of course, not without a lot of controversy. >> the anticipation in the air in london, with a big arrival on the way. vietnam in 1972. [ all ] fort benning, georgia in 1999. [ male announcer ] usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection and because usaa's commitment to serve military members, veterans, and th
trial, who yelled for help on that 911 call. >> former lead investigator testified trayvon martin's father acknowledged that was not his son screaming. >> that wasn't my son's voice. >>> around 300,000 people without power in the canadian city of toronto. >>> a man is recovering after being severely burned. a car slams right into one of those pumps. >> jets head coach made a trip to pamplona this weekend. he was unhurt. >> gomez leaps. and the catch. >> all that matters -- >> one of the nation's most famous landmarks, the washington monument lit each night at dusk while the building is repaired due to earthquake damage. >> it's beautiful, proud to be an american. >> on "cbs this morning." >> you're telling me -- >> i don't have the right one. >> do you still pick up hitchhikers? >> no. >> this morning's eye-opener is presented by choice hotels. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose is off, so anthony mason is with us. good morning. >> good morning. nice to be here. >> glad to have you here. we're going to begin this morning with the first pub
. >> the key issue in the george zimmerman murder trial. why he shot and killed trayvon martin. today the defense explained how he did it. fill keating is in sanford florida. >> for just the third time in the trial jurors watched attorneys pull out the infamous hoody. this time used by george zimmermans defense along with the fruit drink to bolster zimmerman's version of what he said happened -- martin was on top straddling zimmerman and he's supported forensically. >> the wound itself by the gap in the face of contact of the clothing indicates that this is consis zimmerman's account that he, that mr. martin was over him leaning forward at the time he was shot. >> the defense expert analyzing these photos supporting zimmerman's claim that trayvon martin was pummeling his first and smashing his head into the walk kay -- walkway but on prosecution they exploited the fact that this expert has been paid $2,000 to testify and cannot say who instigated the altercation. >> you can't say whether it was trayvon martin defending himself or george zimmerman defending himself in terms of when thi
take you into that florida courtroom, george zimmerman on trial for the murder of trayvon martin. the defense almost over, the case almost ready to head to the jury. abc's matt gutman tells us about today's big moments in zimmerman's defense. >> reporter: jurors spend hours today listening to dr. vincent demaio, dissecting images of zimmerman's bloodied head and face. >> i believe the ems thought he had a fractured nose. >> reporter: the defense parading those blown up pictures for the six jurors to see. >> i think you have six >> reporter: still, after 11 days of testimony, the defense working to bolster zimmerman's claim of self defense, outlined in this police re-enactment. >> i shot him, and i didn't think i hit him because he sat up and said, "oh, you got me, you got it, you got me, you got it. something like that. >> reporter: and working to rescue his credibility -- earlier in the trial another medical examiner testified that martin couldn't have spoken after being shot. as zimmerman said he did. demaio says it is possible. >> even if i right now, reached across, put my ha
the admissibility of text messages trayvon martin sent friends, talking about fighting. the state says they have nothing to do with the case. the defense called it compelling evidence, as they try to prove zimmerman shot trayvon martin in self-defense. the defense wants to use an animation of the night trayvon martin died. it was created using zimmerman's account of what happened as long as witness statements. >> they use it for the movies. this is a murder trial. >> reporter: one legal analyst says the trial seems ready to wrap up. >> they want to be out of here. >> reporter: zimmerman's defense team says they plan on resting their case at some point today. preeti arla, abc news, washington. >>> also this morning, we're learning new details about what the pilots of asiana flight 214 realized a few seconds bef
on my face. >>> george zimmerman, the defense argues trayvon martin beat him, the case almost over. which side is ahead. >>> price spike, buckle up, how high will gasoline prices go this summer and when will they come down? >>> good evening. it was a stunning sight this morning, the amazing strength of women taken captive a decade ago now free and grown up. here's how we remember them, young amanda berry, gina dejesus, michelle knight. their smiles frozen in time. now tonight two months after their escape we are setting every word, every smile, every clue about how they survived and alex perez takes us through that tape right now. >> reporter: ever since the day police stormed that house of horrors, the three women imprisoned inside have kept silent. michelle knight, 20-years-old when she disappeared -- 32 today -- was held captive the longest. gina dejesus, just 14 when she was kidnapped, now 23-years-old. and amanda berry, vanished at 16 -- today she is 27. >> i want everyone to know how happy i am to be with my family and my friends. it has been unbelievable. >> reporter: berry
? >> the former lead investigator testified. trayvon martin's father acknowledged that was not his son screaming. >> i know that was my son's voice. >> 300,000 people are without power from a flash flood in the canadian city. >> after being severely burned, a car slams into one of those pumps. >> all that -- >> jets head coach rex ryan made a trip to pamplona spain and ran with the bulls. rex was unhurt. >> and they win! >> and all that matters -- >> one of the nation's most famous landmarks, the washington monument will be lit each night while the monument is being repaired. >> on "cbs this morning" -- >> you're telling me -- >> i don't have the right one. >> do you still have that picture? >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented with choice hotels. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose is off. so anthony mason is with us. good morning. >> good morning. nice to be here. >> glad to have you here. we're going to begin this morning with the first public words from three kidnap victims who survived a decade of torture
zimmerman shot trayvon martin. >> i want to say thank you for the support. >> plus the women kidnapped and held for years in ohio just release add new video to right now a senate committee is discussing president obama's choice to become the next fbi director. jim is on capitol hill this morning. he could replace on the going director robert mueller. he told a senate committee fbi has to carefully balance government surveillance programs. >> i think director mueller has tried to strike that balance, and i would as well. the fbi has to do both, intelligence agency and crime fighting agency. >> he also confronted claims he once supported torture as an ber gagt technique saying he believes waterboarding should be illegal. he spent 15 years as a prosecutor and served as deputy attorney general under president bush. >>> in the last 20 minutes egypt's interim president has named a prime minister and vice president. this comes as the white house says there are no plans to stop sending $1.5 billion to egypt, even though some members of congress want to withhold some or all of the aid package u
. a forensic pathologist testified he thought the wound on trayvon martin's chest was consistent with zimmerman's story that martin was on top of him and defending himself when he pulled the trigger. during cross-examination, doctor vincent di maio confirmed he's being paid to testify in the zimmerman case and has testified for both prosecutors and defense attorneys all over the world, including for drew peterson's defense team during that murder trial. >> how much in total have you been charged? >> up until yesterday, $2,400. this is not exactly a complicated case. >> zimmerman is on trial for killing 17-year-old trayvon martin during his neighborhood watch patrol. zimmerman claims martin was assaulting him and he was defending himself. >> two flight attendants were actually ejected from that plane that crashed in san francisco and lived. next, investigators release more information about what happened. >> a crash at a gas station turns dangerous in a hurry and its all caught on tape. >> and the plan to bring new signs and advertising to wrigley field clears another hurdle at city hall. losing
depiction of the fatal strig gel between zimmerman and teenager trayvon martin. then testimony got underway. phil keating live in sanford, florida, with the latest. phil? >> reporter: jon, after a bit of a taste of the judge's temper we got underway about 100 minutes ago the defense brought up a defense strategist. that is dr. vincent di maio, holding up a photo of zimmerman's bloody nose. the defense is trying to suggest based on those photos the forensic pathologist can convince the jury zimmerman was taking a beating of blunt force trauma before pulling the trigger. the defense is really hammering the position trayvon martin was on top straddling zimmerman when zimmerman pulled the trigger. for the third time in the trial, trayvon martin's hoodie with a bullet hole in the chest was brought out for the jury to see. powder tattoo marks and gunshot residue suggest zimmerman shot from the ground up. >> the barrel of the gun was against the clothing, the muzzle of the gun was against the clothing but the clothing itself had to be two to four inches away from the body. at the time mr. martin w
in the george zimmerman trial could center around the toxicology report on trayvon martin. yesterday the judge allowed that report to be entered as evidence. it says a small amount of marijuana was in martin's system at the time of his death. prosecutors said the information is prejudicial, but zimmerman's attorneys say it is relevant. zimmerman has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder, claiming self-defense. and george zimmerman has sued nbc universal, the parent company of this station, for defamati defamation. the company has strongly denied the allegations. >>> by the end of the day, police could reveal more evidence against former new england patriots player aaron hernandez. a judge ruled yesterday that the public should know exactly what investigators seized from hernandez's home. he and two others have been charged in the death of semipro football player oden lloyd. meantime, patriots' owner robert kraft says that if the charges against hernandez are true, his organization has been, quote, duped. the team dropped hernandez the same day he was arrested. >>> this morning the wife of
zimmerman trial. >> monday afternoon, the defense called trayvon martin's father to the stand to testify.he denied telling investigators that the voice screaming for help was not his son. >> i kind of pushed away from the table and just kind of shook my head and said, i cannot tell. >> he said he listened to the tape multiple times. >> i was listening to my son's last cry for help. >> the defense brought back two investigators to talk about >>rtin's response to the tape. he was saying it did not sound like his son and then. >>those cries were front and center for a large portion of monday's testimony.the defense called multiple friends and acquaintances of zimmerman. >> that is definitely georgie. >> prosecutors raised questions is about possible bias. some have donated money to a onemerman defense fund. bought him clothing for the .rial one couple co-authored a book about the shooting. >> you would believe you have a stake in this. >> a stake? >> yes, in terms of the book. how many copies have been sold? the defense will likely call their expert to testify about thc some time today. rep
is at the courthouse once again. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning savannah. when 17-year-old trayvon martin was shot and killed by george zimmerman a medical examiners report showed he had thc in his system. that's the active chemical in marijuana. today the defense plans to present that information to the jury. this is the case that's now days away from wrapping up and the question is still being asked, whose voice is that screaming for help on that 911 call. in court monday, trayvon martin's father tracy martin says he believes his son was screaming for help on the 911 call. >> sow think he's yelling help? >> yes. >> reporter: but police detective chris serino testified he got a different answer when he asked whose voice was that. i asked if that was his son yelling for help. >> what was his response? >> he was -- it was more of a verbal and nonverbal. he looked away, and under his breath, as i interrupted it said no. >> tracy martin says he didn't say it that way. >> i didn't tell him no that wasn't trayvon. i pushed away from the table and just kind of shook my head and said i ca
's at the courthouse in sanford once again. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. when trayvon martin was shot and killed by george zimmerman, a toxicology test shows in his system there was thc. that is the active chemical for marijuana. as we go live to the courtroom, the defense is just days away from wrapping up its case. in court monday trayvon martin's father tracy martin says he believes his son was screaming for help on the 911 call. >> so you think he's yelling help? >> yes. >> but police detective chris serino testified just days after trayvon martin's death he got a different answer when he asked tracy martin whose voice was that? >> i asked him if he thought that was his son yelling for help? >> what was his response? >> he was more of a verbal and non-verbal. he looked away and under his breath, as i interpret it, said no. >> reporter: tracy martin says he didn't say it that way. >> i didn't tell him that wasn't trayvon. i think -- i kind of pushed away from the -- away from the table and shook my head and said i can't tell. >> reporter: the prosecutor asked tracy
zimmerman trial could center around trayvon martin's toxicology report. yesterday the judge allowed that report to be entered as evidence. it says a small amount of marijuana was in martin's system at the time of his death. prosecutors said the information is prejudicial, but zimmerman's attorneys say it is relevant. zimmerman has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in martin's death, claiming self-defense. and george zimmerman has sued nbc universal, the parent company of this station, for defamation. the company has strongly denied zimmerman's allegations. >>> today a board set up to help protect your civil liberties will hold its first public hearing on the nsa spying programs. 16 experts will testify before the privacy and civil liberties oversight board today. the independent agency's five members include an internet freedom advocate and two former bush administration lawyers. president obama has tasked the board with leading a national conversation about the secret spying programs. >>> one of the countries that has offered asylum to the leaker of those spy programs want
later today. first the judge will rule if text messages and facebook postings from trayvon martin can be admitted as evidence. >> investigators looking into the quebec train derailment are considering criminal negligence as a possible cause. they want to know if some one tampered with the brakes. the explosion killed 15. 35 are still missing. >> former vice presidential candidate and alaskan governor sarah palin is considering a return to politics considering a run for the u.s. senate next year. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday, july 10th. >> announcer: from abc new, this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez. >> good morning, everybody. hump day. >> hump day. >> july 10th. >> a special half-hour for you guys. favorite summertime songs. we are going to share them with you. we have a list made up of the best summertime songs out there. >> put together by "rolling stone" magazine. a few of our own. should be good. >> wonder if yours is on there. you have to tune in to see. >> i don't know what you picked. we'll wait. tease it. tease it. >> we'll wait. >
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